A&P Gray market vs. Domestic lenses?

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  1. NOR*CAL

    NOR*CAL OT Supporter

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    Other than warranty, are there any other differences?
     
  2. aCab

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    Canon L telephotos are Grey, not white.

    j/k, i think its just the warranty IIRC
     
  3. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i'm not sure if canon usa will even service a grey market lens. i read somewhere once that you have to ship it to an international facility to have it serviced.
     
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    ^what he said. Other than that, they're pretty much the same....you just have to hope you get a good copy and that it doesn't break.
     
  5. OlafBeserka

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    Ive also read the same thing on POTN. Apparently the guy called Canon to make sure. Anything gray market has to be sent overseas.
     
  6. NOR*CAL

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    US it is then.. thanks guys.
     
  7. Bloke

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    id say if its used its a no brainer, gray all the way.
     
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    I read gay market...:squint:
     
  9. NOR*CAL

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    selective reading?? :dunno:


    I just ordered my lens.. thanks guise.
     
  10. Girth

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    what lens?
     
  11. NOR*CAL

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    I called Canon and was told that it is still covered under the 1 year warranty. Spoke to Canon person in Virginia
     
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    Would an authorized place like United Camera in Illinois repair a gray market item or are we only discussing warranty repairs?
     

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